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it looked like in the city a couple hours ago. we'll get the latest from kpix5. >> much needed rain fall and some of you got up to an inch of rain over the last 24 hours. take a look at the radar. kpix5 high definition radar showing the heaviest rain in the south bay, leaving redwood city. go across the bridge, union city, fremont, we're seeing heavier showers there. this heading toward pleasantton. taking the cake right now, about a third of an inch of rain. palo alto, one tenth of an inch. so, we do have a little bit of snow to talk about. not much, but some. 3 to 5 inches of new snowfall through friday as the snow level drops down to 3,000 meet. for on our forecast coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you for that. some 23 million people live in the path of the storm baring down on the north eastern united states tonight. power companies, road crews are getting ready for several feet of snow. nearly 3,000 flights in and out of the region's airports have already been canceled, including a couple dozen from sfo. many new england cities announced that schools will be closed tomorrow. th
, but no weapon was found. >>> a makeshift city is growing like a weed right in the middle of san jose. it's so big you can see it from a plane when you're approaching the airport. but kpix 5's kit doe says the clock is ticking for the people who call it home. >> reporter: one of san jose's largest homeless encampments is hard to miss. 100 people in 40 tents spread across 28 acres. >> shanty town? is that what this is? >> that's exactly what it is to me. and it's pitiful. i feel bad for these people. >> reporter: the squatters started coming here last month after their nearby encampment was shut down. the setups are elaborate. tarps with logs, window 59, one even had -- panes, one even had a kitchen >> is this a mattress? >> yeah, a big mattress wrapped in plastic. and it's on top of crates, wood. >> reporter: the camp quickly drew attention since it's near the police department. since it's wide open, you can see every tent. complaints poured in. because it's in the flight path of planes, even passengers complained. cleanup will cost up to $40,000. the city will keep up the effort until squat
a great time. >> yeah, the city apparent liege tore have them come back some day for departing passengers that got a thank you note from the major offering a chance to win the trip back to the big easy. >>> they might be best returned for not what happens under the lights, but what happens when they went out. the camera was rolling when the game went dark. >> reporter: the roof caused the 34 minutes of darkness remaining under investigation. the super dome man shed some light on the blackout. saying it was tied to the sudden shut down of one of the main electrical lines. thornton said that power of the went dwi was being fed into the substation. setting two main lines to the stadium. the main a-line that went dark without warning. >> there will was a sense of abnormalities and it shut the super dome. >> reporter: it happened 90 seconds into the third quarter. we were in the command center. the man in charge of super bowl game day operations. >> all right. we lost light. >> reporter: the most the lights went out a sense of uncertainty filled the room. >> frank, we lost the ap, which means
this morning. she was last seen in nearby city. joe vasquez is at the park tonight and has the latest. >> there's a small memorial right over here in the park where the girl's body was found. the girl was a foster child. they are trying to get ahold of her natural mother and they don't want to make her name public, but they have confirmed her identity with cbs. >> when i go to class, i see her. i give her a hug every day. >> she was only 13 years old. a student at green valley middle school. authorities have not yet released her name, but some of her classmates know. >> a man on a sunrise walk through allen whit park discovered the girl's body and flagged down a cop. >> she was last seen in the morning and hadn't returned after school. >> police in nearby sasoon city had been working a case of a missing girl. they got a call from the girl's foster parent yesterday evening. they put out a bulletin. >> we started following up to see if we could locate her. we know with social media, phones, past friends. >> they didn't find her, then they picked the search back up early this morn
cities. kpix 5 linda yee joins us with their bright idea. >> yes, but it turned out to be not so good. and they also picked some of the streets and the neighborhoods where there is a main artery, that proved to be a problem. 900 street lights were turned off saving the city nearly $100,000 a year in energy bills. but when darkness fell, some people felt there were prisoners in their own neighborhood. >> it is kind of scary because you can't always see what's going on. and because we are, you know, we don't want to be too far from the house because it was dark. >> reporter: the blackout caused problems. >> we have seen a rise in graffiti in certain areas. a lot of property crime. one thing that the streets are relying on is streets from the property. it's not acceptable. we need street lights to get turned back on. >> reporter: they will eventually bring all the lights back on. they will be fazed in at around it 00 -- 200 lights a moh. >> we have a rising crime problem. we need to do everything we can to put a damper on it and turning lights on is the simplest way to start. >> reporter
sunset, but someone complained to the city, which gave him ten days to stop the music because he doesn't have a permit. he briefly considered fighting city hall, but friday will be the last sunset performance. after that, he'll take it out on a boat. >> hopefully i can do it. i'm going to sing good-bye and thank you to all the people that came around and it will be wonderful. >> joe vasquez, kpix5. >>> sounds like an i check and very fashionable. ,,,,,,,,,,,, thanks to speculation of a t watch. this is welcome news >>> apple stock finished the day up thanks to speculation of a new smart watch. this is welcome news for a company criticized for lack of innovation following the death of steve jobs. >> but mike asked how much can you possibly do with something as small as a watch? >> anybody know what time it is? >> 5 and 2. >> anybody know what time it is? do you know what time it is? >> 1:58. >> you do know, chances are because you looked at your smart phone, watches? not so much. is that about to change? >> a bunch of rumors that apple may be testing out an i watch. >> molly woo
. >>> the lines stretch for city blocks in both directions. >> the junky 12 gauge that isn't worth anything. $200 today. >> it was a slow and deliberate process. >> doesn't seem very good organized. >> the effort of east palo alto, menlo park, and police departments hosted the gun buyback, getting assault weapons and pistols, even a hand grenade and they collected 355 firearms, including 111 handguns, 227 rifles or shotguns and 11 assault weapons. >> three sets of people coming up to each car, trying to get them moving through the line as quickly as possible. >> a dozen people decided to ditch their cars and walk up with their guns. palo alto pd didn't like that. >> you got sick of waiting in your car. >> that's exactly right. >> i drove off the freeway and parked my car and walked over. >> $52,000 came from protect our children, a nonprofit. >> i was inspired by what happened in newtown, connecticut. the tragedy that took place at sandy hook. >> people received $100 for a handgun, or $300 for an assault weapon and the turnout was more than we could handle. >> we had $52,000 and it ru
. upper 50s in liver more, low 60s in oakland and redwood city, 68 as the high and in san francisco. this is a look at the forecast the next few days and a slight warm-up on sunday through wednesday and where temperatures still remain in the low 60s and then check out by thursday, we really bump up the numbers and reaching into the upper 60s and in our warmest spots, week squeeze out a 70 degrees reading and that is not spring yet but more mild than what we have been experiencing the last few woes. >> the boy scouts of america delayed a decision until may and whether or not to lift the openly gay ban on executes and leaders. >> they will feel pressure from both saturdays of the issue. this morning, the professor of the uc hasting school of law joins us and that pie scouts -- scouts are not legally obligated to change the policy. >> they ruled squarely for the boy scouts to have a first amendment rights and don't have to associate with anyone they don't want to associate with. >> and this is more of a association issue and the boy scouts decide whether or not to police themes in this
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